Med Tech Training

Program Objectives

You will learn to consistently apply the community standard of care that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Establish and maintain competency as a medication aide;
  • Perform within authorized duties;
  • Follow written instructions of a licensed health care professional authorized to prescribe medications within the scope of his/her practice and as transcribed in the medication administration record (MAR) and;
  • Accurately record on the medication administration record (MAR) medications administered, medications withheld or refused, and the reason why a medication was withheld or refused;
  • Ability to administer oral, sublingual and buccal medications; eye medications; ear medications; nasal medications; rectal medications, vaginal medications, skin ointments, premeasured medications, and prn medications while working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse;
  • After successful completion of program, to become licensed as a Certified Medication Technician.
  • Introduction to CMT Terminology
  • Math Computations and Abbreviations
  • Antibiotics, Antifungals & Antiviral Medications
  • Anti-Diabetic Medications
  • Seizure  & Cholesterol Medications
  • Asthma, COPD, Cough & Cold Medications
  • Arthritis & Pain Medications
  • Cardiac Medications
  • Hormones, including Steroids and Anti-Parkinson’s Medications
  • Muscle Relaxants, Topical Medications & Transdermal Patches
  • Gastrointestinal Medications
  • Opthalmic Medications
  • Safe & Practical Medication Administration Practicum
  • Final Exam Review
  • Final Exam
Documentation Requirements

All students must have and show proof of the following:

  • Copy of High School diploma or GED
  • Copy of Active State of RI CNA license
  • Copy of Photo ID
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have clean BCI

CMT 8-week or 15-week Training

$512.00 – Includes $12.00 credit card processing fees.

Payment Plan

First payment of $256.00 due at time of registration.

Second payment of $256.00 due at the 4th night of classes.


Discount of $37.00 if paying cash in full at time of registration, no payment plan offered for discount option.

Class Start Date Register
15-week CMT Traditional
April 19, 2018 Click to Register
8-week CMT Fast Track
April 19, 2018 Click to Register
CMT / Continuing Education Units

Program Information 

All CMT’s must complete 4 hours of continuing education training every two (2) years as a requirement of renewing their CMT license. Failure to complete this training could result in loss of license and fines imposed by the RIDOH.

(R23-17.9-NA) Rules & Regulations Pertaining to RI Certificates of Registration for Nursing Assistants and Medication Aides…

“Beginning with the July 1, 2010 renewal period, every medication aide seeking renewal of a license under the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations herein shall provide satisfactory evidence to the Department that in the preceding two (2) years the licensee has completed four (4) required continuing education hours as established in this section.”

“At the time of license renewal, each medication aide will be required to sign a statement attesting to the completion of the above continuing education requirements.”

(1808C) Continuing Education CEU’s

Offered year-round – Choose 2 dates when registering. Pick 2 lectures. Many topics to choose from.

Click here to register

CEU Tuition

$53.00 (includes $3.00 credit card processing fees)

$40.00 – for Generations CMT graduates (Generations’ Graduates must register by contacting Cathy Salerno at 401-725-6400) in order to obtain discount.

Med Pass Placement Services

If you need assistance completing your med passes, we can help you with placement at one of our partnering facilities.

There is a $100 non-refundable fee for this service and you must have a clean BCI that is no more than 20 days old.

For more information, email This service is only offered to Generations’ CMT graduates.

For more information on any of these trainings, please click here or contact Cathy Salerno at or at 401-725-6400.

Disclaimer: We reserve the right to cancel any class, at any time, for any reason, and without notice.